(1916 - 2006)
John Turner was active/lived in Ireland, England. John Turner is known for pointillist painting.
Biography John Turner
1916 - 2006
Born in Belfast, Turner first trained in the Belfast College of Art before winning a scholarship to the Slade School of Art in London.
In 1941 he returned to Ulster and taught at the Technical and High Schools in Coleraine, but also began to make a reputation as a portraitist.
In 1943 he took a studio in Queen Street, Belfast and formed a friendship with a number of his contemporaries, including George Campbell, Gerard Dillon, and Daniel O’Neill.
Much of Turner's work shows the rigour of his pointilliste manner. In 1948 Turner held his first solo show, an Exhibition of Portraits, in Belfast hosted by CEMA. He was a regular to the annual exhibitions of t
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